Official JKCP Blog

How Robotics Can Prepare You for a Career in Engineering

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Oct 24, 2019 2:20:00 PM

Robots are fun – pure and simple. Playing with them can be a blast, but we think designing and building something takes the cake. If robotics is one of your hobbies, you are probably aware of the patience required, the sense of pride and satisfaction when things are going well, the frustration when they aren’t and the fact that you love it enough to keep coming back for more.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

The Benefits of Learning Economics and Finance in High School

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Oct 16, 2019 10:03:00 AM

If you are interested in pursuing a career in economics or finance, we probably don’t need to sell you on the idea that learning about economics is important – in your case, it is indispensable.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

Underrated Skills Required to be a Great Video Game Designer

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Oct 8, 2019 10:09:00 AM

Whether your dream is to forge a career in competitive gaming or create the games themselves, if you love video games, chances are you have dreamed of working in the industry.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs

All Your Questions About 3D Printing & Modeling Answered

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Sep 26, 2019 12:12:28 PM

What is 3D Modeling and Printing?

3 Dimensional (3D) Printing, also called Additive Manufacturing, is a process where a printer can produce a final product based on a computer model or design. Unlike a regular printer that can only print in 2 dimensions, however, these printers can create actual objects, like a ball. There are a few different distinctions based on how the printer actually builds the object, but the overall additive process works by a 3D printer adding successive layers until the object matches the 3D model it was asked to print.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

Public Speaking Summer Program

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Aug 15, 2019 2:01:00 PM

“Mend your speech a little, lest it should mar your fortunes.” William Shakespeare, King Lear.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs

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